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Garret G. Ackerson, Jr. Papers

 Collection
Identifier: GTM-GAMMS162
Collection-level Scope and Content Note The Garret G. Ackerson, Jr. Papers primarily consist of personal correspondence and are arranged in 148 folders and contained in 3 boxes. A majority of the collection consists of correspondence between Garret G. Ackerson, Jr. and his family, including his parents, Garret G. Ackerson, Sr. and Anna Ackerson, his wife Rhodita Edwards Ackerson, and his children. Of special interest are Ackerson's memoranda written during the outbreak of World War II when he was in almost daily contact with high...
Dates: 1923 - 1976; Majority of material found within 1923 - 1959

African American Soldiers in the Philippines Photograph Album

 Collection — Box: GTM Shared Box 2 (Legal), Folder: 4
Identifier: GTM-20220902
Scope and Contents The collection consists of one photograph album that documents the experiences of an unidentified African American soldier in the Philippines towards the end of, or immediately after, World War II, around the year 1945. It includes snap shots, published commercial photographs, and postcards. The photographs primarily feature African American soldiers and also include local Filipinos and enemy combatants. The images document both work and leisure among the soldiers. It also includes the...
Dates: 1945, 1949

Ernesta Drinker Barlow Papers

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Identifier: GTM-081118
Scope and Contents A collection of the personal papers of Aimee Ernesta Drinker Barlow (1892-1981). Includes autograph memoir, travel diaries (from 1916 and early 1960s), correspondence received from husbands William C. Bullitt (1891-1967), former U.S. ambassador to the Soviet Union; and composer Samuel L.M. Barlow (1892-1982); as well as from admirers including the artist Rockwell Kent (1882-1971). Of note is an almost complete run of mimeographed scripts of NBC Radio broadcasts by Barlow as "Commando Mary"...
Dates: 1910 - 1962

Alfred M. Beck collection of Friedrich von Boetticher research materials

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Identifier: GTM-171212
Content Description Research files and notes, transcriptions and translations, government documents, microfilm, photographs, and archival film footage and sound recordings compiled by Beck in the course of conducting research for his dissertation on the life of General der Artillerie [Lt. Gen.] Friedrich von Boetticher and his service as German military attaché in Washington, D.C., 1933-1941. Beck’s original dissertation, "The Ambivalent Attaché (1977, Ph.D. in History, Georgetown University) explored the...
Dates: 1900-2006; Majority of material found within 1930-1945

Francis B. Biddle Papers

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Identifier: GTM-GAMMS251
Collection-level Scope and Content Note This collection consists of the personal papers of former U.S. attorney general Francis Biddle. It is one of three portions comprising the larger collection of the Biddle Family papers that include the papers of his wife, Katherine Biddle and a series of family correspondence (see separate finding aids). Of interest are lengthy correspondence files relating to Biddle's appointments as judge of the Circuit Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit (1939); U.S. attorney general...
Dates: 1912 - 1968; Majority of material found within 1940 - 1966

Leon Biles, Jr. Military Service Photographs

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Identifier: GTM-20210429
Scope and Contents The collection consists of one photograph album and loose photographic prints which belonged to Leon Biles, Jr. Biles was an African American U.S. Army soldier and the photographs documents his military service from 1944 to 1947. The album consists of photographs taken or collected by Biles while serving stateside during World War II.The photographs are extensively captioned and include images of Biles' family in Minnesota, friends, fellow soldiers and sailors (some of whom are...
Dates: 1944 - 1947

Alonza E. Brown Military Records and Photographs

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Identifier: GTM-20220901
Scope and Contents The collection consists of military records and photographs of Alonza E. Brown, a African American who served in the U.S. Army during World War II. The collection includes his “Honorable Discharge” certificate (plus copy); “Separation Qualification Record” describing his military occupations (Engineer, Basic and Truck Driver, Heavy), training (Cooks School, Fort Leonard Wood, Mo.), and civilian occupation (cook’s helper at Brown’s Restaurant in Philadelphia); and “Enlisted Record and Report...
Dates: 1943 - 1950

Anthony Cave Brown Papers

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Identifier: GTM-930701
Scope and Contents The Anthony Cave Brown papers comprise the extensive research files of historian and author Anthony Cave Brown used for his numerous books about U.S. and British military intelligence. The collection includes correspondence, subject files, Xeroxed documents, Internet printouts, printed matter, manuscripts of some of his books, audio cassettes, and some photographs. Documents pertainig to various figures in the intelligence field; including William Donovan, H. St. John B. Philby, and Kim...
Dates: 1930 - 2006

Civilian Exclusion Order No. 79 Broadside

 Collection — Box: GTM Shared Box 22 (Oversized), Folder: 1
Identifier: GTM-20231117
Scope and Contents Civilian Exclusion Order No. 79. San Francisco: May 15, 1942. Broadside (sheet size 56 x 35.5 cm).Broadside notice from the Western Defense Command and Fourth Army Wartime Civil Control Administration regarding the 1942 relocation of Japanese Americans, dated May 15, 1942, excluding all persons of Japanese ancestry from a portion of Military Area No. 1 within King County, Washington, with specific boundary streets provided outlining the designated area, and calling for...
Dates: 1942

Leo and Jane Codd papers

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Identifier: GTM-830131
Scope and content note The Leo and Jane Codd Papers comprise three boxes (1.5 linear feet) of material which includes correspondence to the Codds, photos, and books. Correspondence, manuscripts, and related material is arranged alphabetically within the collection. The Codds lived in the Georgetown area of Washington, D.C., and enjoyed travelling, especially to Ireland. Much of their correspondence from friends and acquaintances refers to their trips to Ireland or to their hospitality and cordiality when guests...
Dates: 1914-1973

De Luca Family Papers and Photographs

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Identifier: GTM-190709
Scope and Contents This collection is currently unprocessed and access to it may therefore be limited. Researchers are advised to contact the Booth Family Center for Special Collections for more information on access to this collection.The collection contains over 1,700 photographs and 400 documents recording the history of the De Luca family over 8 decades involving the American Civil War, the unification of Italy, the Japanese invasion of China and the Siege of...
Dates: 1860 - 1945

Harald S. Frederiksen papers

 Collection
Identifier: GTM-GAMMS450
Collection-level Scope and Content Note

The collection is composed of several short typed manuscripts by Frederiksen discussing his personal history and involvement in the OSS, as well as a variety of recommendations and reports on Frederiksen from colleagues, and one of his jailers. Additional documents include application and reference forms prepared by Frederiksen for the U.S. government, and some correspondence relating to his employment plans after leaving Vienna.

Dates: 1945-1952

Harman Grisewood papers 3

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Identifier: GTM-GAMMS338
Collection-level Scope and Content Note This collection comprises the third accession of the papers of Harman Grisewood (1906-1997), and contains primarily correspondence from family members. Of particular interest is the series of letters from Grisewood's father, Lt. Col. Harman Grisewood, written from 1936 through 1946, from Nicosia, Cyprus, where the family owned a farm in the mid- to late 1920s until the end of the Second World War. Grisewood recalls life with his family in Cyprus during the earlier of these years in chapter 3...
Dates: 1898-1991; Majority of material found within 1936-1981

Martin F. Herz Papers 1

 Collection
Identifier: GTM-840201
Scope and Contents The Martin F. Herz Papers, comprising nine linear feet of manuscript material, span the period from 1941 to 1983. The earliest material concerns his work in psychological warfare during the Second World War. Included are memoranda and reports on the theory, application, and effectiveness of American propaganda techniques, as well as actual examples of American, German, Russian, British and Japanese propaganda. Also included are subsequent correspondence files on collecting in the field of...
Dates: 1941-1983

William Harding Jackson Papers

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Identifier: GTM-101014
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of the personal papers of William Harding Jackson. Correspondents include President Eisenhower, Constantine FitzGibbon, Arthur Gardner, Gordon Gray, and Richard M. Nixon, among others. A run of letters regarding Wendell Willkie's 1940 presidential campaign is also included among the documents. Some typed manuscripts by Jackson, a few photographs of him, and a series of printed materials round out the collection.

Dates: 1938 - 1971

Jan Karski Collection

 Collection
Identifier: GTM-000011
Collection-level scope and contents note

The Jan Karski Collection comprises three distinct groups of documents: Karski's collection of serials and pamphlets produced by various organizations of the Polish underground during World War II; records and addresses pertaining to Karski's travel and work in 1966-67, including miscellaneous articles translated and transcribed; and two distinct states of Karski's draft for his book "Great Powers and Poland, 1919-1945".

Dates: 1939 - 1985

Ernest A. Keller Papers

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Identifier: GTM-860903
Dates: 1939 - 1967

Julie and Thomas Kernan papers

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Identifier: GTM-GAMMS181
Collection-level Scope and Content Note The Julie and Thomas Kernan papers are organized into 7 series: correspondence by notable individuals and friends who were frequent correspondents; files on Jacques and Raissa Maritain; correspondence by Julie and Thomas Kernan; subject files which include correspondence and material about the various organizations and miscellaneous business that the Kernans were involved with; manuscripts and published works by Julie and Thomas Kernan; a large collection of information and...
Dates: 1765-1988; Majority of material found within 1940-1975

Richard C. Law, SJ Papers

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Identifier: GTM-GAMMS 011
Collection-level Scope and Content Note Approximately 500 transcribed letters received by Rev. Richard C. Law, S.J. and other faculty at Georgetown University during World War II from alumni and other former students on active duty with the armed services. In general, the letters largely gossip about other alums (from letters and meetings), some providing glimpses of training, combat, or cultural experiences in North Africa, Europe, or China. Most of the information in these letters is found in digest form in the Discipline Office...
Dates: 1941 - 1945

Ruth M. McCabe WAVES Photograph Album

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: GTM-202211008
Scope and Contents Photograph album documenting Ruth M. McCabe’s training and service in the United States Women's Naval Reserve (popularly known as WAVES). There are 372 photographs in total, dating from 1942-1945. The images primarily depict McCabe and other WAVES officers posing in uniforms and civilian clothes, as well as McCabe’s family and male servicemen.The photographs depict a number of locations, including Duluth, Minnesota; Stillwater, Oklahoma; Oklahoma City; Washington...
Dates: 1942 - 1945

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